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###&$%*=,,  THE BASEMENT IS A MAN-MADE SUBTERRANEAN ,,=*%$&###
&$%***==,,  ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOU COULD FIND SUCH   ,,==***%$&
#&%%==,,,,   THINGS AS THE FURNACE, THE LABYRINTH,  ,,,,==%%&#
###&$%*=,,            REPTILES OR GRAVES.           ,,=*%$&###
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&&%%*==,,,  A SMALL OR RURAL BASEMENT IS A CELLAR.  ,,,==*%%&&
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###&$%*=,, OFTEN CREATED IN GOOD FAITH, A BASEMENT  ,,=*%$&###
###&$%*=,,  IS NEVEVERTHELESS A WAY TO BRING A CAVE ,,=*%$&###
###&$%*=,,   INTO YOUR BUILDING, AND CAVE THINGS    ,,=*%$&###
####&%*=,, WITH IT. I'VE FOUND THAT IT'S EASIER TO  ,,=*%&####
###&$%*=,,   THINK OF ALL CAVES AS THE SAME LARGE   ,,=*%$&###
###&$%*=,,   STRUCTURE, IT'S JUST THAT ALL PARTS    ,,=*%$&###
###&$%*=,,    MIGHT NOT BE PHYSICALLY CONNECTED.    ,,=*%$&###
&%====,,,,      THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE INVITING IN.     ,,,,====%&
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###&$%*=,,   THE PURPOSE OF A BASEMENT IS OFTEN TO  ,,=*%$&###
#&$%*=,,,,    HIDE UNSIGHTLY APPLIANCES, ENGINES,   ,,,,=*%$&#
###&$%*=,,  INFRASTRUCTURE (PIPES AND WELLS)... OR  ,,=*%$&###
####$%*=,,  TO HIDE THE TRUE WEIGHT (PURPOSE?) OF A ,,=*%$####
##&&$%*=,,                BUILDING.                 ,,=*%$&&##
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###&$%*=,,  TO DRAW FROM THE EARTH AROUND IT, PUSH  ,,=*%$&###
#$*==,,,,,         ABOVE GROUND, LAUNDERED.         ,,,,,==*$#
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####$%*=,,    A CELLAR IS A MORE SENSEFUL AFFAIR,   ,,=*%$####
###&$%*=,,   LESS INTENSE... MADE TO STORE THINGS   ,,=*%$&###
#&%=,,,,,,    (FOOD OR BREWS, TOOLS) IN A COLDER    ,,,,,,=%&#
###&$%*=,,  ENVIRONMENT. PERHAPS TO GROW MUSHROOMS. ,,=*%$&###
#&&$%%*=,,  PERHAPS TO BURY CORRUPT CREATURES (NOT  ,,=*%%$&&#
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